We are saddened by the news of the passing of our friend and colleague, Congressman Donald Payne. Don was a true servant of the people.
"Underwater homeowners need justice," Grijalva and Ellison said. "Write downs are about keeping families in their homes and saving taxpayers money by preventing foreclosures.
This settlement alone is not enough and should be seen as a down payment on justice for homeowners harmed by illegal bank practices. When Wall Street bankers got bailed out, homeowners got kicked out.
February 9, 2012
While we strongly support the Democratic version of the STOCK Act... We are appalled at Washington Republicans' refusal to produce a clean bill that would require Wall Street to play by the same rules as working Americans.
February 7, 2012
Today the U.S. Court of Appeals upheld the best of America. We do not legislate our prejudices and discrimination should not be legal in the greatest country on Earth...We stand shoulder to shoulder with gay and lesbian Americans in celebrating...
CPC Co-Chairs Call on Republicans to Stop Pitting Working Families Against One Another in FAA Reauthorization
February 2, 2012
Washington Republicans have failed to listen to the American people. Now they have created a situation where groups of employees are pitted against each other in the FAA reauthorization bill.
As state attorneys general and the President's team gather in Chicago today to discuss a deal with the nation's five largest banks, we urge them to come to an agreement that acknowledges the deep pain that has been inflicted on the American people
December 13, 2011
The Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) today introduced the Restore the American Dream for the 99% Act, which creates more than 5 million jobs in the next two years and saves more than $2 trillion over 10 years
December 9, 2011
We want to thank the thousands of Americans who came to Washington this week to remind lawmakers that people are facing very serious problems. Millions have lost their jobs and their homes...
November 30, 2011
Today's Republican scheme to weaken America's middle class would undermine and delay workers' ability to exercise their right to form a union.